postpredicament

noun
post·​predicament

Definition of postpredicament

: any one of the five supplementary categories of opposition, priority, simultaneity, movement, and possession treated in the probably spurious chapters 10 to 15 of Aristotle's Categories — compare category sense 1a

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History and Etymology for postpredicament

Medieval Latin postpraedicamentum, from Latin post- + Late Latin praedicamentum predicament

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“Postpredicament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postpredicament. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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